Support the establishment for Safe Injection Clinics. Medical authorities have estimated that this has saved lives and reduced HIV and HEPc where those clinics exist.
Hundreds of children go missing in every year while leaving numerous parents and communities in grief and fear. According to statistics 35 % went missing from schools, youth centers, and other institutions. Since safety and security are the primary and most important public goods, and since it would be against moral values and principles of us as Ontarians and Canadians to neglect and disregard the disturbing trend of ...more »
Jail is not a good way to help prisoners reform or rehabilitate themselves. In this province, we have all sorts of projects like planting trees or cleaning up the environment. I do not support ball and chain gangs or forced labour, but if low or medium security prisoners are willing to do physical labour on environmental or community projects, as a means of paying their way, learning to work, or getting earlier release, ...more »
Our low-Income neighbourhoods experience increase in income inequality; challenges to the social fabric of the community; decreases efficiency of social institutions; high rates of unemployment and underemployment; increasing risks of depression - mental health issues; lower school graduation rates; increase in crime/organized crime rates; deterioration of housing and general quality of life. Therefore, we should urge ...more »
The province should introduce the legalization of marijuana in a way that benefits the interests of all Ontarians. It appears that legalization of this substance is inevitable given the trends in other jurisdictions. Ontario must not be a late comer to this trend-and given its advantages, should not be. Ontario can control distribution of legal marijuana through the LCBO. In this scenario, the province can ensure ...more »